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Image number: RS.10999
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Sagartia, Adamsia’ [Sea anemones]

Date

1884

Creator - Organisation

Werner & Winter GmbH, Lithographers

After

Angelo Andres (1851-1934, Italian), Zoologist

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Dimensions

height (print): 320mm
width (print): 252mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Two underwater scenes featuring marine biological studies showing anemones classified by the author as Sagartia dohrnii, Adamsia palliata on the shell of the hermit crab Pagurus prideaux and Adamsia rondeletii, again symbiotically attached to a hermit crab.

Plate 3 from the Naples Zoological Station journal series, this volume Le attinie. Monografia del Dr Angelo Andres (Leipzig, Wilhelm Englemann, 1884). German title: Fauna und flora des Golfes von Neapel und der Angrenzenden meres-abschniitte…von der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel. IX monographie: Die Actinien von Dr Angelo Andres.

Inscribed below: ‘Sagartia, Adamsia. A. Andres ad viv pinx. Verlag v.Wilh.Engelmann, Leipzig. Lith. Anst.v.Werner & Winter, Frankfurt a/M.’

Angelo Andres (1851-1934) was a marine zoologist and friend of Felix Anton Dohrn FRS (1840-1909) first Director of the Stazione Zoologica, Naples, Italy.

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